Stud Beef, Young Judges, Young Paraders and Led Steer Competition
Chief Steward: Amy Steinhardt mobile: 0423 378 984
Stewards: Simon Bird, Josh Steinhardt, Tamara Steinhardt
Judging Commences:
Young Judges Competition: Friday 24th May, 2019 at 6pm
Stud Beef: 8.30am sharp Saturday 25th May, 2019
Followed by Led Steer & Young Paraders' Competition
West Moreton and Brisbane Valley Sub Chamber Regional Finals of Young Paraders will be held at
Esk on Saturday 25th May, 2019 upon completion of Led Steer Competition
Entries Close:
Saturday 18th May, 2019
Please forward Entry Forms together with nomination fees to
Amy Steinhardt: 549 Claus Road Glamorgan Vale QLD 4306
or email:
Entry Fees:
Stud Beef: $6.50 per class
Young Judges Competition: $1.00 per entrant
Young Paraders Competition: $1.00 per entrant
All exhibitors to pay gate admission (unless a show member)
Bendigo Bank - Lowood & Fernvale Branch, Brisbane Valley Farm Supplies, Brisbane Valley Hire & Sales,
Brisbane Valley Ostrich Farm, Brisbane Valley Security,  Boutique Meats, R & H Dann, Drynan Family,
Jim Kruger, Esk Newsagency, Dr T FitzGerald, Haggarty Group Ipswich, HLE Smith & Co,
K R Livestock Trading, Northern AgriServices, Ray White Esk & Toogoolawah,
Robbie Shaw, South East Country Vets, Tinton Grazing



Cattle from a herd restricted for either of these diseases WILL NOT be allowed entry to the showgrounds
No cattle will be allowed entry on the Esk Showgrounds unless accompanied by a full completed waybill as prescribed by the Stock Act 1915


Rules and Regulations
  1. Age of cattle will be taken as at 1st May, 2019
  2. Judging will commence Saturday 25th May at 8.30am sharp.  Cattle cannot be removed from the grounds until after the Grand Parade
  3. All animals must be registered in a Herd Book of the respective Breed Society.  Registration certificate(s) must be made available to Stewards if requested
  4. All exhibitors MUST have Public Liability Insurance and to have same endorsed for travelling to Esk Show.  Esk Show does not cover your liability - including participation in the Grand Parade
  5. Esk Show Society excepts no liability for any stock exhibited - the risk is of the exhibitor
  6. To lead an animal at the Esk Show, all children aged 12 years and under must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years of age
  7. It is the responsibility of each exhibitor to ensure the leaders of their stock in judging rings and Grand Parade are capable of exercising control over the animal in their care, to ensure public safety and safety of other exhibitors.  Unruly animals will be disqualified at the Steward's discretion
  8. If the opinion of the judge, the cattle are unworthy of a prize, no award will be given
  9. All exhibits must be in and stalled by 10pm Friday 24th May, 2019 unless special consideration has been approved by the exhibitor by 23rd May
  10. Upon receipt of your entry form, stalls will be allocated by the Chief Steward.  All stall allocations must be adhered to
  11. All animals over 4 months must have a Nose Grip or Ring.  Bulls 12 months and over must have a Nose Ring
  13. All exhibits MUST always be haltered
  14. Exhibitors are required to ensure that they and all persons under their direction comply with all requirements of the current Workplace, Health and Safety Act.  Esk Show Society holds each exhibitor responsible to discharge its obligations to provide and maintain a safe place and system of work during the show
  15. In Cow classes, calves exhibited at foot Must be Under 8 months of age
  16. All cattle must be accompanied by a current National Vendor Declaration (NVD) and Certificate of Health Declaration
  17. It is the responsibility of the owner or person in charge of the stock to ensure all cattle movement with regards to ticks has been met
  18. All stock must be free from ticks.  Tick infested cattle will not be allowed to compete and must be removed from the Showgrounds.  Free tick spraying is provided for cattle returning to clean country
  19. All cattle must have NLIS identification tags
  20. The exhibits will only be accepted from Brucellosis and Tuberculosis clean heard (status monitored negative, tested negative or confirmed free) recognised by the D.P.I
  21. Johne's Disease - Cattle must not be introduced unless they comply with the conditions for animals to enter Queensland: a) They are from a non-restricted herd in a Johne's Disease protected or free zone OR b) They are from a check tested Negative or MN1 (Monitored Negative) or better herd in a Control or Residual Zone


Stud Beef Classes - commencing from 8.30am

Entry Fee: $6.50 per class

Classes 1 - 15 are open to all breeds and all breeds will be judged separately

Full order of Judging will be displayed at the showgrounds on the day prior to judging
Grand Champion sash/trophy will only be awarded provided there is Senior & Junior Champion
Junior and Senior Champions will receive $10 and sash
Grand Champions will be awarded trophy and sash
Sash on for 1st, 2nd & 3rd in individual classes
Junior Champion Bull - sash & $10
Reserve Junior Champion Bull - sash
Champion Bull - sash & $10
Reserve Champion Bull - sash
Grand Champion Bull - sash
Junior Champion Female - sash & $10
Reserve Junior Champion Female - sash
Champion Female - sash & $10
Reserve Champion Female - sash
Grand Champion Female - sash
For European, Tropical & British Breeds
To consist of three animals and both sexes to be represented
All animals in the group must be bred by the exhibitor






The winners of Supreme Champion British European and Tropical Breeds and the Champion Led Steer accrue points for the overall Riverina Aware.  This award is presented at the end of the 2019 show circuit affiliated with the West Moreton & Brisbane Valley Show Societies Association Inc.

Led Steer/Heifer Competition

Entry Fee: $6.00 per head

Weighing to be completed Saturday Morning 25th May, 2019 at 7am
Heifers eligible to enter must not have been exhibited in the Stud Beef classes
For each class prize money will be as follows: 1st $50, 2nd $25, 3rd $15, 4th $10
Trophy and sash awarded for Champion Led Steer
All prizes and trophies for the Led Steer Competition donated by Robbie Shaw
Esk Show - Overall Points Achievement Award
Sponsored by Brisbane Valley Ostrich Farm
presented to the most successful exhibitor who earns the
highest points awarded as follows
Classes 1 - 12   1st 5 points  2nd 4 points  3rd 3 points
Classes 15 - 17  1st 3 points  2nd 2 points  3rd 1 point
Breed Grand Champion or Led Steer Grand Champion - 5 points


Herdsman Award - School Award
Presented at the end of judging to an individual or school based on the following key areas during the 2019 Esk Show
Student Attire
Presentation of Animals & Stalls


Young Judges Competition

Friday 24th May at 6pm Sharp
Entry Fee: $1.00 per person
An entry form must be completed and submitted to the Stewards prior to commencement of judging
and any entrant under 17 years must have a parent or guardian's permission to compete
Age of competitor is as of 1st May, 2019 & entrants must be under 25 years of age
Special Local Award - $100 donated by Bendigo Bank - Lowood & Fernvale Branch
Awarded to the highest placed resident under the age of 18 years
Prize awarded at the discretion of the over-judge

Young Paraders Competition

Saturday 25th May, 2019 at completion of the Stud Beef & Led Steer Judging
Entry Fee: $1.00 per person
An entry form must be completed and submitted to the Stewards prior to commencement of judging
and any entrant under 17 years must have a parent or guardian's permission
Age of competitor is as 1st May, 2019 & entrants must be under 25 years of age
The winner of Class 23 will be eligible to compete at the Regional Finals
for the West Moreton and Brisbane Valley Sub Chamber
The Regional Finals will be hosted by Esk Show at the completion of all judging
on Saturday 25th May, 2019



The Queensland Chamber of Agricultural Societies Inc.

Beef Cattle Paraders Competition Rules

To be eligible for the State Finals, Competitors must comply with All Rules noted below.  Paraders' competition are to determine the Paraders who presents and parades an animal before a judge most effectively

1. Paraders will parade their animal in a clockwise manner as is normal in cattle judging ring at the discretion of the Judge
2. Competitors must be over 15 and under 25 years of age on 1st May in the year of the State Final
3. Competitors under 17 years of age must have approval of a parent or guardian to complete
4. Competitors are to be a Queensland resident for three (3) months prior to competing or be attending an educational institution in Queensland unless they qualify under rule five (5) below
5. Competitors residing interstate who can provide an affinity with a Queensland Show are allowed entry provided they satisfy one (1) of the following criteria: (a) Their address has a Queensland postcode, (b) They have a Queensland phone number, (c) The competitor or their parents are actively members of that show
6. National winners are ineligible to compete
Procedure for local show level competition
7. An entry form must be completed for all competitors
8. Different age classes may be added to program for judging
9. Paraders must wear a white dust coat and not display any name or logo at the Stewards discretion
10. Beef Cattle Pararders may lead a steer or heifer or bull under 20 months
11. For Safety reasons, judges are not permitted to ask competitors in Young Paraders' competitions to swap animals
12. Cattle are to be presented in their natural, clean state - No glitter is permissible on animal or Paraders